Category: Softball

  • Softball Vs Baseball Field: Why Are Softball Fields Smaller?

    Softball Vs Baseball Field: Why Are Softball Fields Smaller?

    Baseball and Softball are two eerily similar sports. Both use the same equipment such as a ball, a glove, and a bat. They also have similar objectives as well, which is to score more runs than the opposing team. However, these two sports also have differences. One of the main differences between softball and baseball […]

  • Why Was Softball Invented? The Early Days of The Sport

    Why Was Softball Invented? The Early Days of The Sport

    Softball shares a lot in common with its close cousin baseball, certainly borrowing more than a few things from that older sport – but also shaking things up a little bit, establishing new rules, and taking a different approach to how the game fundamentally works. While a lot of people are under the impression that […]

  • Why Softball Pitch Underhand? Two Reasons for Underhand Pitching

    Why Softball Pitch Underhand? Two Reasons for Underhand Pitching

    While there are a lot of similarities between baseball and softball, there are definitely some pretty glaring differences as well – not the least of which is that in softball you pitch underhand. Softball pitchers throw underhand for a couple of different reasons. Throwing underhand is a whole lot easier from a purely mechanical standpoint […]

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